‘My Booky Wook’ a Best Seller

Today’s NYT review of British comedian Russell Brand’s memoir, My Booky Wook, follows a week of publicity and the airing of his Comedy Central special, “Russell Brand Live in New York.” The book enters the 3/29 NYT Nonfiction list at #9 and the 3/19 USA Today best seller list at #147.

Several of the large libraries I checked are showing heavy holds on modest ordering.

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Russell Brand – Fame in America
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Brand is famous in the UK, but not so much here, where he is best known here for his role in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and a controversial gig hosting MTV’s Video Music Awards last fall.

Consumer reviews:

 
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My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up
Russell Brand

Retail Price: $25.99
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Collins – (2009-03-01)
ISBN / EAN: 0061730416 / 9780061730412

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